Friday, May 05, 2006

My family...

...escaped the Pale around the same time as the famous fictional milkman, for which I am eternally grateful.

Nathanael Robinson's Dignified Refrain on immigration is poetic and ... well, a bit disturbing in places, but great poetry often is. I don't know that he intended it as poetry, but Matthew Arnold described poetry as "simply the most beautiful way to say a thing," and I can think of no finer description.

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